<I>The Ex List</i>'s Elizabeth Reaser The Ex List's Elizabeth Reaser

How Friday's fare fared:

8 pm/ET
Ghost Whisperer gained 150K from its premiere to top the night with 9.45 million total viewers. 5th Grader placed second with 5.79 mil, followed by Wife Swap (4.29 mil) and America's Toughest Jobs (3.95 mil). The CW's Chris dipped 240 thou, to 1.76 million, while lead-out The Game held steady at 1.9 mil.

9 pm
Deal or No Deal (6.53 million) this week trumped The Ex List (5.7 mil), which plunged 17 percent from its debut to only retain 60 percent of Love's love. Supernanny (five mil, up 20 percent) and Lyrics (4.87 mil, up 12 percent) both saw gains.

10 pm
Despite Ex's listlessness, Numbers only dipped 100K, to eight mil. 20/20 followed with seven mil, while NBC's Life (4.92 mil) lost 530K week-to-week.